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  1. Philly man accused of selling drugs at mallRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Philadelphia man was allegedly caught dealing drugs in a department store in the Wyoming Valley Mall on Tuesday, Wilkes-Barre Township police said. Myers was arrested after the Wilkes-Barre Township Special Investigations Unit received a tip reporting he was dealing drugs at the mall, police said in a press release.

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  2. Philly man arrested on charges of selling drugs at Wyoming Valley MallRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Philadelphia man was allegedly caught dealing drugs in a department store in the Wyoming Valley Mall on Tuesday, Wilkes-Barre Township police said. Myers was arrested after the Wilkes-Barre Township Special Investigations Unit received a tip reporting he was dealing drugs at the mall, police said in a press release.

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  3. State stops funding freeze for Wilkes-Barre Twp. firefighters' associationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Citizens' Voice

    The state Auditor General's office on Monday announced it is lifting a five-year freeze on state aid to the township volunteer fire department's relief association. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he restored $252,978 to the Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Firefighters' Relief Association after new leadership paid an outstanding, undocumented loan.

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  4. Serial robbery suspect sentenced on theft chargeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    Suspected serial robber Joseph Lombardo was sentenced Thursday to six to 18 months in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for an unrelated charge of retail theft. Lombardo, 39, was accused of stealing two sets of bed sheets from the Walmart in Wilkes-Barre Township and then returning them in exchange for a $137 gift card.

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  5. Community digestRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    SWOYERSVILLE CARDBOARD RECYCLING ADVISORY: Effective Feb. 1, Swoyersville Street Department will only collect cardboard that is broken down, flattened and either tied or taped. Previously, the street department collected boxes that were not broken down, which filled the truck quickly.

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  6. W-B Twp. residents asked to complete contact formRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Citizens' Voice

    The department has created a residence occupancy emergency contact form that it says will allow police to respond more quickly and establish contact with township residents in the event of an emergency. Residents may complete the form - which includes questions about names, addresses, phone numbers and emergency contact information - and return it to the Wilkes-Barre Township police department.

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  7. Police search for enraged man who caused crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    Borough police are trying to find a man who ran another driver off the road in a fit of rage, causing her to crash into signs in the median along state Route 309. Brandy Podolsky, 21, of Old Forge, reported that she had been in a minor crash about 1 p.m. Monday near the intersection with Interstate 81. According to police, Podolsky was driving near the Kmart in Wilkes-Barre Township when a man in a green four-door Honda Acura with tinted windows began tailgating her.

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  8. Police search for man involved in road rage crashRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    Borough police are trying to find a man who ran another driver off the road in a fit of rage, causing her to crash into signs in the median along state Route 309. Brandy Podolsky, 21, of Old Forge, reported that she had been in a minor crash about 1 p.m. Jan. 15 near the intersection with Interstate 81. According to police, Podolsky was driving near the Kmart in Wilkes-Barre Township when a man in a green four-door Honda Acura with tinted windows began tailgating her.

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  9. 'Rock fall zone' on Route 309 created to protect motoristsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    The project engineer for the recently completed Route 309 rock remediation project told Rotary Club of Mountain Top members and guests last week that the work should keep motorists safe from rock slides for several decades. Dominic J. Yannuzzi of Alfred Benesch and Co.

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  10. Dino's Pizza Express to open Monday in downtown Wilkes-BarreRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Citizens' Voice

    The take-out only restaurant at 41 S. Main St. next to Thai Thai will sell new New York-style pizza slices for 99 cents and $1.99 with a topping, said owner Dominic Buonsante. Customers also can participate in a "Slice out hunger" campaign and buy a pizza slice for the homeless for 99 cents.

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  11. W-B man indicted on drug trafficking, weapons chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Citizens' Voice

    A federal grand jury has indicted a Wilkes-Barre man on drug trafficking and firearms offenses, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Thomas Abreu, 34, was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin in the indictment issued Tuesday by a grand jury in U.S. Middle District Court in Scranton, the Justice Department said in a news release.

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  12. Wilkes-Barre TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    Carl Kuren, a lifetime resident of Wilkes-Barre Township, was recently sworn in to his fifth four-year term as mayor of the township by District Judge Michael Dotzel. At the end of his current term, Kuren will have served his community for a total of 32 years, including three terms as councilman.

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  13. Burton-ArtmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burton Jr. of Wilkes-Barre Township announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tania, to Anthony Artmont Jr., son of Susan Pierce, Edwardsville. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Florence Burton and the late Ralph Burton Sr., Hudson and the late Frank Howell, Easton.

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  14. Cheers and Jeers 1/17/16Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Cheers to Wilkes-Barre Township police officers Jude Allen and Brian Bouton and Wilkes-Barre officer Alan Gribble, who testified this week about how they dodged bullets before wounding and arresting an alleged gunman outside a local Wal-Mart in October. Thank you for your service and bravery.

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  15. Club owner speaks out after W-B shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Gilberto Santana wondered if he slipped, if he could have done more as head of security for the Passion Lounge to prevent Friday's shooting. After hours of reviewing surveillance with police and interviewing his security staff, he said he learned the shooter was never in the club that night, and finally concluded that no, he did everything he could have done.

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  16. Officers testify in Wal-Mart shooting hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    Police officers who dodged bullets and returned fire are taking the stand at a preliminary hearing that is underway for the Shenandoah man accused of opening fire last year in the parking lot of Wal-Mart in Wilkes-Barre Township. Police said the were called to the scene on the afternoon of Oct. 17 for a man with a rifle in a domestic dispute with a woman.

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  17. W-B Twp. police bust alleged drug dealerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    Michael Anthony Arcay-Ocasio, 33, was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance on Monday. Those charges resulted from several controlled drug purchases with the assistance of a confidential informant at various locations, according to Wilkes-Barre Township police.

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  18. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:01:08 16:00:26Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | The Citizens' Voice

    Police have charged a Wilkes-Barre Township volunteer firefighter with arson for allegedly setting a fire that destroyed a township home last month. Richard Thomas Hart, 18, a member of the township fire company and son of fire Chief Richard Hart, was arraigned Friday on felony counts of burglary, arson and arson-related offenses including reckless burning.

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  19. Man wanted for urinating at Target turns himself inRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | The Citizens' Voice

    Police trying to identify the man who exposed himself at Target got their man after he turned himself in Thursday. Police arrested Anel Mujkanovic, 25, of Stroudsburg, who walked into the Target at Wilkes-Barre Township Commons on Tuesday, took a joyride on an electric cart, took off his urine-soaked pants, exposed himself and began to urinate on video games and accessories.

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  20. Police: Man urinated on merchandise at TargetRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department is trying to identify a man who walked into the Target at Wilkes-Barre Township Commons, took a joyride on an electric cart, took off his urine-soaked pants, exposed himself and began to urinate on video games and accessories. According to police, the man entered the store at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday and took the electric cart around the store before stopping in the electronics department.

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